Stan Kong

ArtCenter At Night


A lifelong design educator, Stan has inspired and influenced generations of students to pursue their design educations that have become leaders in companies globally. Stan was GradID faculty director, member of the faculty and teaches in ArtCenter’s Public Programs. He was formerly head of Product Design at Pasadena City College and a professor for the Institute for Educational Advancement. A founding Co-Chair of the alumni scholarship fundraising group, Legacy Circle, he also served on the Board of Directors for the Armory Center for the Arts, the Pasadena Arts and Culture Commission, and the Rowe & Gayle Giesen Board of Trustees. Stan’s many honors include ArtCenter’s "Outstanding Service Alumni Award," the NAACP Ruby McKnight Williams Arts Award, the Institute of Education Service Award, the Risser “Outstanding Teacher of the Year” Award, and the Los Angeles Cherry Blossom Festival “Teachers Making a Difference” Award. Stan has a B.S. in Product Design from ArtCenter (83-02).


  • PRD-350-01: 6th Term Review
  • PRD-450-01: Capstone Workshop
  • PRD-461-01: Professional Preparation
  • PRD-061-01: Professional Preparatn (wkshp)
  • PRD-900-01: Product Design Internship
  • PRD-975-01: IS: Nvidia
  • PRD-975-03: IS: Portfolio Consultation
  • PRD-975-04: IS: With Stan Kong
  • PRD-080-01: Prof Prep & Grad Review
  • PRD-480-01: Prof Prep & Grad Review
  • PRD-400-01: 7th Term Review